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Re: Prefixing PHP packages with ${PHP_PKG_PREFIX}

On Thu, Sep 03, 2015 at 10:47:30AM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 03, 2015 at 06:37:58AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > Yes, we should; I'm arguing that we should fix this by some method
> > other than tinkering with all the package names.
> > 
> > In the long run we really do want to have a scheme for having multiple
> > binary packages with the same name that are distinguished by options
> > or settings. This is too big a deal to roll out instantly, or even
> > soon, but I do think it's something we can and should plan towards.
> > 
> > In the meantime, nobody's answered my question about forcibly making
> > multiple php versions simultaneously installable. I suppose part of
> > the problem is that it's php and most people don't want to put any
> > effort in :-/
> The other problem is that I don't think you could load
> multiple php modules in apache easily.

Why does this matter? Many setups are not using mod_php for a variety of
reasons, least of them deployment security.


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